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    Re: how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    Update: We have received our woodstove back from the folks that refinished it.It looks quite nice to be honest. Thankfully that part of the mess is over now all we need is to have the replacement...
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    Re: how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    Thank you for the recent advice about not letting the repair guy touch the stove. I talked to the installers and told them that I was uneasy letting their guy repaint the stove and that I wanted some...
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    Re: how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    Here's an update:

    We talked to the store manager at HD and they have started to lean on the installer to make it right. HD as also filed a claim for us. We need to follow up on the claim to really...
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    Re: how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    thanks for the advice. Last night we tried some Goo Gone and a few web site recommended vinegar so we tried that too. We were able to get some of the softer glue off, but the part that burned is...
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    Re: how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    The wood stove is a painted metal.. I assume iron.
    Yes, we are pretty unhappy about this and the installer said they are going to contact the manufacturer of the glue to see what they recommend to...
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    how to remove carpet glue from wood stove

    We had a couple guys in yesterday too install our new carpet. Their carpet glue must have been cold so they placed the PLASTIC BOTTLE on our hot, still burning, wood stove to warm it up. Needless to...
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    Re: Cracking hardwood floor

    Sorry for getting back to the discussion so late.

    The manufac/ mill is Olde Woode Inc. They reclaim the lumber from old barns and make the flooring planks from that. I think the directions were of...
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    Re: Cracking hardwood floor

    Thanks for the reply. That's a lot of questions, I'll try to answer what I can.

    The house has an open concept, so storing the wood in the room next to the room it was installed was basically the...
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    Cracking hardwood floor

    We bought our hickory flooring about 6 months before we were able to install it. Once installed, it looked great! I sanded it and then applied a semi-gloss clear coat polyurethane(3 coats)....
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    Re: Hardwood floor over concrete ( not basement)

    Thanks for the advice. I should have mentioned in the first post that most of the floor will be nailed onto a wooden subfloor.
    For instance:
    I have an 8' piece of unfinished hickory, and the last 2...
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    Hardwood floor over concrete ( not basement)

    Hi Everyone.
    I have read several of threads here on the sight regarding installing hardwood floors over concrete. Most say not to it and if you do, you need to seal the concrete first. All of these...
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    undermount mounting

    I have just installed my soapstone counter and now it is time for the undermount sink.
    Ordered my stainless steel sink ( 16 gauge steel) and the manufacturer did not include directions. I have...
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    installing undermount sink

    I have just installed my soapstone counter and now it is time for the undermount sink.
    Ordered my stainless steel sink ( 16 gauge steel) and the manufacturer did not include directions. I have...
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    Re: waste pipe for toilet

    I currently have 2 toilets in the house and want to add another bath. With the new addition, my total becomes 3.
    We have drawn another option that puts the toilet about 5'- 6' from an existing...
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    waste pipe for toilet

    I want to start by thanking everyone for their help. It has all been very useful and our remodel is going nicely.

    Here are todays questions:
    I need to put in a toilet that would require a 21' run...
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    is a plumbing vent always out of the roof?

    During our remodel we took the kitchen apart and added a new sub floor to the entire kitchen. We also had the roof raised and replaced above the kitchen. cabinets are in and so is the dishwasher, now...
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    Re: use a sprayer to paint the ceiling?

    I took your advice and bought a wagner power roller from HD.
    It was certainly nice not to have to dip the brush every few minutes. I was pleasantly surprised with the lack of a mess to clean up. I...
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    use a sprayer to paint the ceiling?

    I have a large ceiling area that we just finished drywalling and are ready for painting. To be honest, I am not looking forward to staring up at the ceiling and priming and painting the ceiling 9" at...
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    3 way switch and and outlet

    I am remodeling and I need to run some new electrical.
    Here is what I would like to do:

    Power source- 3 way switch- light- light- 3 way switch- outlet ( always live)

    I have found plenty of...
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